What Happened on September 24, 1946

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Yanks set season attendance record of 2,309,029 besting 1929 Cubs

Famous Birthdays

  • "Mean" Joe Greene, NFL tackle (Pittsburgh Steelers), Coke spokesman
  • Carson Van Osten, rocker
  • Jacqueline Courtney, NJ, actress (Another World, One Life to Live)
  • Jerry Donahue, American guitarist and producer (Fairport Convention, The Hellecasters), born in Manhattan, NYC
  • Marc Edward Neikrug, composer
  • Pat Pocock, cricketer (intermittent England off-spinner 1968-85)
  • Richard Spring, British MP
  • Robert Jackson, MP/minister of British Civil Service